Food festivals, local vendors, incredible art—get ready for a weekend of amazing events. Here’s what’s on this weekend in Edmonton!
) River Cree Casino Night Market | July 15–18
Support Indigenous creators while enjoying tasty treats and local treasures with this inaugural night market, hosted by River Cree Resort and Casino and the Enoch Cree Nation. Catch over 70 local vendors and artisans, over 10 food trucks and concessions, live music, and more!
1) Kathleen McGee at the Comic Strip | July 15–18
Kathleen has been featured on The Debaters, Canada’s Top Comic, Sirius Satellite Radio, and performed at the Just for Laughs Festival and Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Catch her LIVE as she takes to the stage at the Comic Strip in the West Edmonton Mall!
2) RavenWood Music Festival | July 16 & 17
Enjoy 2 nights of in-person and virtual concerts with the RavenWood Music Festival! This year’s lineup includes Danielle Dayton, Martin Kerr, and The Confusionaires, as well as youth acts from Crescendo Music. In-person attendance is pay-what-you-can, cash only at the door.
3) The Works: Activated | Until July 17
From Churchill Square to your screen, get ready for some incredible art by talented local artists! Engage with the art up close or online with The Works Arts and Design Festival’s new hybrid celebration. Pieces of art installed across Edmonton encourage spectators to look closer and take a new perspective.
4) Timeless Vintage Market | July 17
Find a little bit of everything for your wardrobe at this all-new, one-day vintage clothing market taking place at the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre. This year’s vendors include Third Wheel Vintage, The Come Up, Fresco Limon, and many more! Admission is free; doors open at noon.
5) Edmonton Jerk Festival | July 17
Enjoy food, fun, and family at the second annual Edmonton Jerk Festival! Head to Queen Mary Park from 11 am–7 pm for music, games, and mouthwatering Jamaican food, including jerk chicken, Jamaican patties, sweet potato pudding, and more.
6) Breathe: creating resilience through traditional art | Until September 11
This exhibition showcases a collection of stunning, hand-crafted masks by artists from around the world. Created using everything from beadwork and quilting to metalwork and glass fusion, each mask tells a unique story of hardship, resilience, and humanity. Breathe is on display in the Textile Gallery within the Human History Hall on the main floor of the Royal Alberta Museum.